Fyberspates – Tarma Aran


A gorgeous aran weight hand-dyed in the UK by Fyberspates. Made of 60% highland wool and 40% alpaca Tarma Aran is both soft and springy. It doesn’t have as much drape as we’ve come across in other alpaca bases. On the contrary its twist and high wool content gives it a lot bounce and structure. A great option for textured projects which require a good stitch definition. Its sophisticated colour range includes bright semi-solids and lightly variegated. 

Fyberspates is a UK based yarn company best known for their collaboration with indie designers like Rachel Coopey and Carol Feller. Their equal attention to colours and texture is paramount to their approach of knitting . This results in yarn that stands out both for their unusual fibre blends and incredible colour palette. 

Weight: aran

Fibre: 60% Highland wool 40% superfine alpaca

Skein: 50 g = 65 m (71 yds)

Needle size: 4 mm – 6 mm (US 6-10)

Gauge: 17 – 22 stitches = 10 cm

Spin: worsted spun

Fibre Origin: Peru

Processed: milled in Peru and hand-dyed in the UK.

Care: hand wash



Please note colours can vary slightly between dye lots. Be sure to order enough yarn to complete your project to reduce the chance of differences between your balls. At YAK we try to ensure that our photos represent colours as accurately as possible, but please be aware that these can vary depending on your computer monitor settings.


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